MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS, Monday 29, 2017

EVENTS WITHIN ORANGETOWN (including hamlets and villages)
Monday, May 29, 9 a.m. – Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Oak Hill Cemetery. The VFW, assisted by the American Legion, will conduct services at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Oak Hill Cemetery

Monday, May 29, 9 a.m. – Palisades Flag Ceremony, Closter Road at Oak Tree Road.

Monday, May 29, 10 a.m. – Pearl River Memorial Day Parade. The parade will start at the former HSBC Bank, now Niagra First Bank, across from the bowling alley on North Middletown Road, march South to East Central Avenue and then down East Central Avenue to Braunsdorf Park in the heart of Pearl River. Sponsored by the John H. Secor American Legion Post #329.

Monday, May 29, 10 a.m. – Piermont Memorial Day Parade. Start in front of the VFW post at Piermont Avenue and Kinney Street. Following the parade, a program will be held at the Post Memorial at Kennedy Park. After the program a brief ceremony will follow on the Piermont Pier.

Monday, May 29, 11 a.m. – Nyack Parade. The parade will step off from Artopee Way behind the Riverspace building and draw to a close in Memorial Park.

Monday, May 29, 11 a.m. – Tappan Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. Starting from the Masonic Camp Grounds on Western Highway, traveling down Old Tappan Road to the memorial triangle in front of the Tappan Reformed Church. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Carl A. Schelin American Legion Post 1271 and the Volunterr Fire Association of Tappan.

Monday, May 29, 11:30 a.m. – Palisades/Sparkill Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Marching from the Sparkill Fire House to Depot Square in Sparkill, with a ceremony following at the monument green. Sponsored by the John M. Perry American Legion Post #1044.

Monday, May 29, 12 Noon – Blauvelt Lions Memorial Day Service. Lion’s Park, Blauvelt Road and Western Highway. Services are followed by refreshments and a barbecue at the Blauvelt Firehouse.

The Stony Point Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 29.
The cemetery service will begin at 8:30 am at Mt. Rest Cemetery located on West Main Street. The parade lineup will then begin on the corner of Jay Street and TenEyck Street at 9 a.m. The marching will kick off at 9:30 a.m., which includes a service at the Spring Memorial shortly after kick off and commences with a final memorial service at Town Hall around 10:30 a.m.

The Village of Suffern, and The Fromm-Maxwell-DeBaun American Legion Post #859 will hold the Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29, beginning 11 a.m. Joining the Veteran’s will be The Ladies Auxiliaries, the Girl and Boy Scouts, Suffern Police and Fire Departments, Suffern High School Marching Band, and Elected Officials. The parade will kick off from Lot A, located at the intersection of Orange and Lafayette Avenues, and will continue on Lafayette Avenue to the Soldiers Monument at Washington Avenue.

The Village of Sloatsburg, in cooperation with the Sloatsburg American Legion Post 1643, will sponsor a Memorial Day Program and Parade on Monday, May 29, commencing promptly at 10 a.m., at the Veterans Memorial Park, adjacent to the Sloatsburg Municipal Building. After the ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Park, the parade will proceed to the World War I Monument and conclude at the Sloatsburg Cemetery. All participants are then invited to the Pavilion at the Sloatsburg Community Fields for refreshments.


New City, Monday, May 29: Parade starts at 10 a.m. on Main Street and ends at the Court House. Ceremony follows parade on court house steps.

Memorial Service in Spring Valley will take place Monday, May 29, 1230 p.m. in Memorial Park.

Monday, May 29:
9 a.m. – Haverstraw Town Hall, 1 Rosman Rd., Garnerville.
9:20 a.m. – Calico Hill Veteran’s Memorial, Garnerville
9:45 a.m. – Civil War Monument, Hudson Avenue, Haverstraw
10:15 a.m. – World War II Monument, Clove Ave, Haverstraw
11 a.m. – World War I Monument, Mt. Repose Cemetery

Official County Parade & Watchfire Parade starts at 10 a.m. in front of the VFW Post in Piermont. Watchfires for the troops who didn’t return from war will be lit at midnight May 29/30 at the end of the Piermont Pier and burn for 24 hours at four locations:
– Bowline Point Park in Haverstraw
– Eugene Levy Memorial Park on Route 45 in Pomona
– The top of Clausland Mountain in Orangeburg
– The east end of the Piermont Pier




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